Flooding Complications to Look Out For #infographic

The three major hurricanes of 2017, Harvey, Irma, and Maria left a lot of damage in their wake, For homeowners whose homes could be repaired, the road is filled with insurance and restoration challenges. As they prepare to take on this challenge, there are flooding complications that every homeowner should be aware of. The complications from electrical, mold and foundation damage should be top of the mind for these homeowners.

Signs of foundation damage include a learning chimney, cracks in your walls, and sinking spots near foundation walls. Mold damage is usually identified by a visible growth, distinct smell, or a gradual onset of allergies. Lastly, electrical damage can typically be identified by flickering lights or outlets that are hot to the touch. If you’re concerned that your home may have previously suffered from water damage or if it recently suffered from water damage, make sure to check out all of the possible signs of water damage. Follow the recommended actions, and never enter a home that was flooded without having a professional check it out first.

An infographic by B-AIR.

10 Places Mould Can Hide In Your Home #Infographic #Mould

Mould inside your home is never safe for anyone in your family. There are a lot of health problems that are caused by moulds exposure. Besides, this hazard can easily damage the interiors and furniture. Moulds are simply a problem that every homeowner should address.

And as the first step to solving this problem, you must know where to target the moulds. You might think that it only spreads in isolated places, but you are mistaken–moulds can virtually grow everywhere. From the wooden floor, to carpets and ceiling, moulds can survive and thrive. The good news is, there are signs that you can check whether any parts of your house is mould infested.

To help you target the moulds hotspots, AWARE pinpoints the top places where this fungus easily and commonly survive and spread. And for you to manage this problem, AWARE provides quick tips that are easy to do in this infographic.

An infographic by AWARE.